first fruits

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English firste fruytes, fyrste frutes, furste frutes (first fruits), equivalent to first +‎ fruits.

Noun[edit]

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first fruits pl (plural only)

  1. The first part of a harvest; sometimes made into an offering
  2. The first profits from an undertaking

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Usage notes[edit]

  • "The Office of First Fruits and Tenths" was a department of the English exchequer